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Devildriver – (Self-Titled) – CD Review

Revolution is the catalyst of creativity. Dez, the former lead vocalist for Coal Chamber, has returned with a new band and a new direction. His new project, Devildriver, creates a visceral brand of Deathrash Metal that absolutely destroys. Their 2003 self-titled debut, out on Roadrunner Records, takes no prisoners. It’s full-on and ferocious.

Devildriver hammers away with crazed guitar frenzy—the grooves are more subtle than smashing. Dez‘s patented shrill growl pierces the frenetic onslaught, adding a violent burst of fury. It’s a riotous display of sheer, primal power.

Songs of note include the fractious “I Could Care Less,” “Die And Die Me,” “Meet The Wretched,” the blasting “I Dreamed I Died,” “Knee Deep,” and “Swinging The Dead.” Devildriver is as relentless as hell.

Overall, Devildriver is killer. And this is ferocity! Stay savage. Farewell.

Related Bands: Superjoint Ritual, Hedfirst, Darkane, Usurper, Sepultura, Sepsism, Carnal Forge, Eucharist, Incubus Rage, Sadus, Diabolic, Death, Obituary, Deicide, Malevolent Creation, etc.

Keep the faith, and the AGGRESSION. War.

Bill Vogel III
Email at: StrangeAeons@hatebox.net
Copyright 2003.
Courtesy of Stranger Aeons Magazine.

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